Encryption vendor claims AACS infringes its patents, sues Sony
Canadian encryption vendor Certicom yesterday filed a wide-ranging lawsuit against Sony, claiming that many of the products offered by the electronics giant infringe on two Certicom patents. This might sound like business as usual until you realize what's being targeted: AACS and (by extension) the PlayStation 3.
Certicom has done extensive work in elliptic curve cryptography (ECC), and the patents in question build on this work.
At Ars Technica.
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